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Old 01-30-2013, 01:18 PM   #136
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Originally Posted by roger 04 rt View Post
Shortly after purchasing my R1150 last year I realized that it felt "held back" by its leanness. It reminded me of how the aircraft I'd flown for more than a decade felt when its mixture control was set too lean—a piston engine aircraft requires that the pilot constantly be aware of mixture. The big difference was that the R1150 had no provisions for mixture management. Worse yet, it had an O2 sensor that would "enforce" its will and undo most attempts to add more fuel.

Roger, is that you on the flight deck at the engine panel? Note at 1:50 someone is wigglin' the controls.
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